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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    You break your poor mother's heart...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    Windows supports Intel Quick Sync, Linux does not.
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    The Windows programs have a lot of features such as deskew that auto-correct poor scans. On Linux you generally have to go use a separate program or try to configure a buggy plugin to correct scans....
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    CCleaner

    http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner



    CCleaner

    http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    Secure wipe a drive using a GUI.
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    I am familiar with all of the Linux scanning options and none of them compare to the quality of Adobe Pro, Readiris, or Omnipage. Linux can do scanning and OCR but not at the same quality that...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    Windows has excellent PDF, OCR, and scanning tools like Adobe Acrobat Pro, Finereader, and Omnipage.
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Yes, Virtualbox is a viable option. It should allow you to use Netfilx without having to dual boot. You can also run it in seamless mode which allows the virtual machines windows to be run next to...
  9. Re: No good...

    It is a bad idea even if the school or organization is Christian. For example, I can assure you that any one of the various Methodist churches is not going to want generic bible study material or...
  10. No good...

    They should have rejected those computers. You do realize Jews, Muslims, Atheists, Agnostics, and others go to school as well don't you? Proselytize/brainwash somewhere else. Your "gift" has strings...
  11. Do work son

    I have a feeling you have never tried this and then used the system fulltime...

    Yes, one can do this but it never works smoothly. You lose functionality that a default distribution install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow USB transfer on 8.04

    Never mind, went through some of the old links I posted and this problem has been reported with desktop environments other than GNOME. This bug is not limited to the GNOME DE.

    I switched from...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: File transfer to USB key too slow in Karmic.

    Never mind, went through some of the old links I posted and this problem has been reported with desktop environments other than GNOME. This bug is not limited to the GNOME DE.

    I switched from...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: File transfer to USB key too slow in Karmic.

    Is this true? Anybody have this problem using Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (Xfce), or some other distribution that does not use the GNOME desktop environment with Nautilus?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow USB transfer on 8.04

    This was posted on another thread:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10044906&postcount=132



    Is this true? Anybody have this problem using Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (Xfce), or some other...
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    inexpensive noise free solution

    It works great for laptops that have hot processors. I used one with a laptop that had a Pentium 4 desktop processor (3.2 GHz) and it worked very well. Pentium 4 desktop processors are some of the...
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    Re: 2010 FIFA World Cup Thread

    The reason why there isn't one team for the United Kingdom as it should be and there are separate teams for England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland is because of racism/nationalism. England,...
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    Re: Matte Protective Films for Laptops

    Generally privacy filters for LCD screens also reduce glare and have a matte finish. Certainly the 3M privacy filters do this and I have seen others that claim the same features.
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  19. [ubuntu] Re: File transfer to USB key too slow in Karmic.

    The other thing you can try as a workaround is to use a powered USB hub. In one of the many bug reports, users reported getting normal USB 2.0 transfer speeds when connecting devices to a powered USB...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: File transfer to USB key too slow in Karmic.

    This is an old linux bug that no one cares to try to fix. There are bug reports on several distributions and the kernel itself going back years. I don't think anyone has even touched this problem....
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    Re: HOWTO: post to usenet with Ubuntu

    Finally a solution for people who use Linux.

    http://jbinup.com/en/
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    Re: HD Media Player

    WD TV Live would meet your needs

    http://www.westerndigital.com/en/products/index.asp?cat=30

    http://www.westerndigital.com/en/products/Products.asp?DriveID=735

    There are several others out...
  23. Having kids = your life now sucks for most people. Put them back in the womb...

    Having children in the first place to give cell phones to = bad

    Giving them cell phones can't make the situation much worse than it already is, so I vote "good" as far as giving them cell phones.
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    Re: Demonoid!

    Registration usually opens up randomly sometime on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. If you need a registration and can't get an invite and check 2 or 3 times on those days you will usually find...
  25. Re: Am I alone in thinking that Google are going just a bit too far lately?

    At a minimum, Google's view on privacy is hypocritical.

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/07/schmidt_on_privacy/






    http://gawker.com/5419271/google-ceo-secrets-are-for-filthy-people
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